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GSMCA Awards New Research Projects in the Park

GSMCA Awards New Research Projects in the Park

In January 2024, Great Smoky Mountain Conservation Association is proud to announce the following research grants totaling $29,974 to support applied research projects that are designed to produce lasting results for conservation of Great Smoky Mountain National...

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GSMCA Centennial Turns 100

GSMCA Centennial Turns 100

This December marks the 100th anniversary of the moment when an “idea” for a new national park in the eastern United States changed into a “movement.” A group of business and community leaders in Knoxville, Tennessee, sat around a table and established the Great Smoky...

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Park It Forward

Park It Forward

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the United States - in 2021 the park experienced more than 14 million visitors. GSMCA encourages park visitors to support the park by purchasing an...

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the new website for the Great Smoky Mountains Conservation Association (GSMCA). This is a special centennial year for on December 21, 2023 it will be exactly 100 years since the GSMCA was established in Knoxville to create a national park in the Smokies. It...

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